It has been linked to every form of child maltreatment and past studies of incidence rates have found that families with incomes under $15,000 were 22 times more likely to have a child who is maltreated than families with higher incomes (NCCAN, 1996).
Programs that address multiple risk factors across various levels of analysis appear to be the most effective in preventing child maltreatment (Daro & Donnelly, 2002; Evans, 2004; Hecht & Hansen, 2001; NCCAN, 1996).
The clearinghouse is operated by the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN
) which issues the yearly report, "Child Maltreatment," (usually in April).
Additionally, the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN
) reported that child neglect has been found to occur 50% more often than abuse (NCCAN
And if this major grant from the government's National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN) does not institutionalize the new sickness, some psychologists are promoting the inclusion of juvenile sex offending into the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM, the canon of psychopathologies.
Barbara Bonner, who is running the largest component of the five-year, NCCAN studies, in Oklahoma City, acknowledges that such interventions are "driven by values," because the science of child sexual development is so paltry.
National Center of Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN